REALTOR® Safety Alert: Angry/Aggressive Client Shopping for Golf Properties

Posted on August 20, 2015 by

AAR has received reports that a white female in her mid-50s, with short curly blonde hair has been visiting real estate offices in Payson and Carefree making lowball offers on golf course properties in an attempt to gain access to the home. She is known to drive a white Mercedes SUV with Arizona plates, appears […]

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Reported by 12News: MCSO looking for Queen Creek flasher

Posted on August 14, 2015 by

 William Pitts, 12 News2:37 p.m. MST August 14, 2015 The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged flasher in Queen Creek who exposed himself to a real estate agent. It happened at the sales office at the Ocotillo Heights subdivision near Ocotillo and 223rd Street in Queen Creek. Real estate agent Laura Miner told 12 […]

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Safety tips for REALTORS® from Scottsdale PD

Posted on July 24, 2015 by

Original article at http://www.saaronline.com/news/2015/07/17/safety-tips-for-realtors-from-scottsdale-pd, July 17, 2015 by SAAR This morning at our Pinnacle Peak REALTOR® Marketing Session (RMS) meeting, Officer Glenn from the City of Scottsdale Police Department shared some tips for staying safe. Whether you’re meeting a client, showing homes, or sitting at an open house, REALTORS® should always be aware of their […]

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Hackers Perpetrate Wire Transfer Fraud Scams Across Arizona

Posted on May 1, 2015 by

According to REALTORS® and title companies across the state, Arizona real estate transactions are once again being targeted by hackers perpetrating wire transfer fraud. It is customary for parties in a real estate transaction to receive, and comply with, wire transfer instructions. Unfortunately, it has become increasingly common that those instructions were not generated by […]

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REALTOR® Safety Alert: Man claims to be Reflexologist

Posted on April 7, 2014 by

UPDATE April 17, 2015 A southeast Valley REALTOR® reported that a man claiming to be a reflexologist is once again inappropriately propositioning female REALTORS® in the valley. In addition to phone calls and texts, he is now asking agents to meet with him for lunch. If you are contacted by this person, call the police […]

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Five Steps To Prevent iMugging

Posted on September 1, 2013 by

By Ron LaMee, senior vice president, Business Services and Technology, AAR The sting of having an online account hacked or your identity stolen may not be physical, but it can still prove to be painfully inconvenient and even financially harmful for years to come. Don’t make it easy for bad people to hurt you! Here […]

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Keeping Yourself Safe

Posted on September 1, 2013 by

In an industry that relies mainly on solo showings and interaction with strangers, safety should be at the top of every REALTORS’® mind. This month is National REALTOR® Safety Month and AAR interviewed two REALTORS® who both experienced life-altering encounters. Read their stories and hopefully you will be safer for doing so. Out of Nowhere […]

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